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Lighting Walk

at JP Teaches Photo - Midtown Central Park West and W. 72nd St. , New York, New York 10023

This course will develop your understanding and sensitivity to existing light, give natural light photography tips and will teach you how to complement your images by introducing artificial light (using your flash).  The photography course begins with the most basic tools that every photographer uses; your eye and your ability to distinguish...

Sunday Mar 31st, 4pm - 6pm

Light, Shadow, and the Golden Hour

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Light fundamentally influences the mood and composition of your photos. Explore how to make the best use of different kinds of natural light by optimizing your camera settings, consciously choosing what time of day you shoot, and using shadows, a fill light, or a reflector. We'll take pictures on the grounds and then discuss the results. All levels...

Sunday Apr 14th, 4:30pm - 7:30pm

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Introduction to Lighting

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

This workshop will introduce photographers to the fundamentals of lighting and provide an overview of the three basic qualities of light: hard light, diffused light and reflected light. Through hands-on demonstrations and shooting, you’ll learn how to see and work with the direction and quality of light, including both artificial and daylight sources....

Saturday Apr 13th, 10am - 6pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Paint Nite: Sunset Afternoon Delight

at Yaymaker - Midtown 237 W 54th St, New York, New York 10019

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Show up early to find your seat, grab a bite, and get a cocktail in hand. Yaymaker events give you everything you need to...

Friday Mar 22nd, 7pm - 9pm

Lighting Fundamentals

at DCTV - TriBeCa 87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013

The proper use of lighting equipment can make the difference between an amateur production and a professional one. Practice various basic set-ups and learn how cinematographers and gaffers use light to tell a visual story. This essential workshop covers electrical safety, on-set vocabulary, and principles of light, all while providing hands-on opportunity....

Saturday Apr 6th, 11am - 5pm


at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Cyanotypes, a ferro-prussiate process, is a photographic process known for its blue color. It was famously used by a pioneer in photography, Anna Atkins who is often coined the first woman photographer.  Attendees will learn the history, chemistry and coating techniques for making their own cyanotypes. They are welcome to bring negatives, botanical...

Saturday Apr 13th, 10am - 6pm

Paint Nite: Tree Light

at Yaymaker - West Village 569 Hudson St, New York, New York 10014

The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist No experience required! Just follow along while our host guides you step-by-step through the featured painting in about two hours. If you’re feeling creative, change the colors to suit your decor or go completely rogue. We provide all the painting supplies: a 16”x20” canvas, acrylic paint,...

Tuesday Mar 26th, 7pm - 9pm

Creative Photography: Color, Lighting & Beyond

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square 51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

Take a journey into the world of Visuals, Learn the rules, break them and develop your own style. Theres one thing to know how to use your camera, but how do you create a visually appealing photograph? You have the tools, now lets put them to work. Learn all about the rules of composition, when to apply them, when to consider them, and… when to break...

Wednesday Mar 27th, 6pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

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Discover Light Painting with Erin Simmons

at Princeton Photo Workshop - Princeton 20 Library Pl, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Light Painting is a highly inventive form of art photography using handheld lights to paint in a scene while the shutter is left open during a long exposure. Learning the basics of light painting gives us new ways to creatively experiment with the color and qualities of the light source and play with the aesthetics of the photograph. Since Light Painting...

Saturday Mar 30th, 6pm - 10pm

1 Day Workout: Engaging Light

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Bushwick 736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

This 1-day workshop connects technical and creative concerns when photographing in the unpredictable nature of the city landscape.  A strong follow-up to Camera Warm-Up, Engaging Light! challenges students to observe, perceive and manipulate light and shadow to help make unique photographs that inspire the imagination.  By...

Sunday Apr 14th, 11am - 4pm

Paint and Sip: Coors Light

at La Pittura Art Studio - Chelsea 145 West 26th Street , New York, New York 10001

Painting mountains with snow covered tops will definitely keep you cool, and a cold beer on the side, YES please! In just about two hours, while you’re painting and mingling, our artist will guide you through a painting step-by-step. At the end of the night, take home your own unique masterpiece--buzzed with free art! We use non-toxic washable...

Thursday Apr 11th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Studio and Lighting

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square 51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

Welcome to the Studio! Learn lighting like a pro. Classes will consist of full hands-on shooting using pro photo equipment provided by us, weekly assignments and plenty of experimentation. You don't need to own studio equipment, just have a camera with Manual mode.  You'll learn how to use the photo equipment including soft boxes, umbrellas,...

Tuesday Apr 30th, 6pm - 9:15pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

TTL Flash

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square 51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

This TTL flash course is a thorough training on using your flash in various modes from Automatic, through TTL, to Manual and off-camera flash. Students will learn special techniques for setting up creative lighting.Course covers off-camera flash and set ups of up to 3 units both wired and wirelessly.  Class shooting and demonstrations will be...

Thursday May 9th, 1:15pm - 5:15pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Paint and Sip: You Light Up My Life (Northern)

at La Pittura Art Studio - Chelsea 145 West 26th Street , New York, New York 10001

The scientific explanations of the Northern lights make us go "Huh?". To create this masterpiece there's no questions, beautiful colors and speckles. Join us for this very special painting and speckling up our floors! We won't quiz you on aurora borealis, don't worry! In just about two hours, while you’re sipping or chugging on a glass...

Friday Apr 5th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Beyond the Magic Hour: How to Use Available Light

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey 195 Hopewell Pennington Rd, Hopewell, NJ, Hopewell, New Jersey 08525

All photographers know about the magic hours around sunrise and sunset, but what about the rest of the day? How do you make good pictures on a cloudy evening? Or in fog or rain? Or maybe the weather and light are great, but you would rather sleep in on vacation? Visit Bluestone Racehorse Farm with landscape photographer Richard Sherman. Learn how...

Saturday May 18th, 1pm - 4pm

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